[CentOS] Force to install 64 bit packages only

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 16:16:44 UTC 2008


On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 5:56 AM, Sergio Belkin <sebelk at gmail.com> wrote:
> How to configure yum for install only 64 bit packages?

With the current version of yum (3.2.8), the easiest way is to add an
exclude line in yum.conf like:

exclude=*.i386 *.i686

Note that you might want to remove all i386/i585 packages that are
already on the system to make it a pure x86_64 system. A newer version
of yum has rectified the issue.  Some details can be found in this
mailing list thread:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-devel/2008-August/003112.html

Akemi


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